The time to conduct yourself properly is when you are being watched

I WAS amused by The Crow s front page headline (March 20): Improvement seen in councillors conduct , referring to South Cambridgeshire District Council. It reminded me of a comical book I read many years ago. It was a spoof book of Advice to young o

I WAS amused by The Crow's front page headline (March 20): "Improvement seen in councillors' conduct", referring to South Cambridgeshire District Council.

It reminded me of a comical book I read many years ago.

It was a spoof book of "Advice to young officers in the Army", and it included the gem:

"Always remember there is a time to conduct yourself properly, and a time to muck about. The time to conduct yourself properly is when you are being watched".


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Of course, the Audit Commission has been watching South Cambridgeshire District Council for some months, and the councillors have been well aware of this.

MIKE ELLIOTT

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